The Routledge History of Social Protest in Popular Music

1st Edition

Jonathan C. Friedman

Routledge
Published June 19, 2013
Reference - 414 Pages
ISBN 9780415509527 - CAT# Y134153

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Summary

The major objective of this collection of 28 essays is to analyze the trends, musical formats, and rhetorical devices used in popular music to illuminate the human condition. By comparing and contrasting musical offerings in a number of countries and in different contexts from the 19th century until today, The Routledge History of Social Protest in Popular Music aims to be a probing introduction to the history of social protest music, ideal for popular music studies and history and sociology of music courses.

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